Despite that, my attitude was misplaced and arrogant, even judgmental. I’ve gotten better about it over time. I’ve realized that it’s better to be perfectly clear that what I practice is very dark and not safe for most people’s mental or spiritual health.
Namaste! Om Namah Shivaya! Unfortunately I was asleep for much of yesterday, but there is still many hours of Shivaratri left for my timezone. For…
During the Second Temple period pseudepigrapha began to change the views of Satan into a fallen angel…
In the tattva systems of Shaivism, tattvas are held to be meditative or introspective tools. A practitioner can increase or decrease them as needed to what suits their practice. Likewise, this is a representation of ourselves as an interconnected series of rising complexities.
But it kept bothering me… the lyrics, something I had read in the comments. I just had to kind of maul over it a bit more and introspect on it. I wasn’t happy to keep doing my normal routine.
The Left Hand Path is actually where a lot of bridging and common ground comes along for Satanism and Kashmir Shaivism. Not just with the self-deification but just generally with practice.